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Saint Petersburg Photographer :: Beards of Tampa Bay :: Brian Valyko

Name: Brian Werner Valyko Where are you from? I was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. Lived for 6 years in Durham, NC, and now reside in Tampa, FL. Occupation : Progressive Insurance How long have you been growing your beard? I stopped shaving 6 months ago, so September 2013. What started you on this path? My daughters and wife love the beard. I mean LOVE it. My daughters will butter me up by complimenting the awesomeness of my beard before asking for something. My wife tells me she thinks I look hot. I think it satisfies some rugged fantasy of hers. Haha End goal for your beard. I heard someone once say: You don't grow your beard, your beard grows you. I believe that my beard has chosen me and I will not let it down. What is the funniest experience or comment that has happened to you because of your beard. I was at Disney and was separated from my family. As I was walking back to them, I passed this family of four, and made eye contact with the mom, who imme[...]

Tampa Photographer :: Beards of Tampa Bay :: Zak Kuhn

   Name Zak Kuhn Where are you from? Safety Harbor, Fl  Occupation? Account Services Manager at The P3 Agency  How long have you been growing your beard? 6 years  What started you on this path? A few years back I had an uncle that always wore a very large handlebar style mustache who passed away, I have been growing my mustache since to show my respects and remembrance.  End goal for your beard? End goal? There is no end goal in the art of manliness.  What is the funniest experience or comment that has happened to you because of your beard? There are too many to count… a lot of interesting things happen when you have a mustache like this on your face.